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Hout Bay Lookout

Hout Bay Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 60 933 4116
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Amazing view

From Chapman´s peak road, the view point is very windy but it is worth it. The view of the bay is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pau F
Augsburg, Germany
Breathtaking views, sometimes even including whales

Chapmans Peak Drive is one of the most beautiful drives in the world and the viewing spots are... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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Hout Bay Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Chapman´s peak road, the view point is very windy but it is worth it. The view of the bay is amazing.

Thank Pau F
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Chapmans Peak Drive is one of the most beautiful drives in the world and the viewing spots are great opportunities to take the local beauty in more peacefully and discover maybe even some special treasures, like endemic species of flowers or birds. Below, in season,...More

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The views are breathtaking. This is worth the visit. You can see the beauty of Hout Bay and it is beautiful.

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Neautiful views of the ocean and Hout Bay through out the scenic drive along Chapmans Peak Drive with various lookout points where you can stop to admire the view, soak up the sun and smell the ocean breeze

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A magical place with the most amazing views. In the summer it would be lovely to picnic there as it is so peaceful.

Thank CharChar789
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This restaurant has a magnificent location and view and has, at times, had a lovely vibe. The cocktails are fabulous but the food is quite average.

Thank Maggy1408
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great views out to sea and more inland. Weather wasnt ideal on the day I visited but the dark skies made it even more dramatic. There are plenty of stairs to sit on if a rest/ picnic is needed.

Thank ShalnadaTraveller
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Make sure you pick a sunny day, anytime of the day is good but sunset is the best. You may even catch a whale in the bay. Superb views that cannot be beaten. Picnic stops along the way too.

1  Thank wendy g
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Driving out of Hout Bay and towards Chapman's Peak is where you'll find Hout Bay Lookout. Plenty of room to pull up at the side of the road at the look out points to see stunning views across the bay. Only downside is that the...More

Thank snsimmy23
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Love love love the views from this spot. One if the many places along this drive that you can stop and get good views and great photos.

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
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